Barton Gold ramps up Tunkillia drilling ahead of mineral resource estimate
Barton Gold has already kicked off a 12,000m reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at the Tunkillia gold project in SA, and has now added up to a further 2,000m of diamond drilling.
The diamond drilling will target depth extensions of the 223 Deposit and the new ~500m long Area 51 gold zone recently announced in September.
The program will inform an updated Mineral Resources Estimate (MRE) at Tunkillia, where the project’s total mineralised footprint has grown significantly via the discovery of three new gold zones (223 North, Area 191 and Area 51) since November 2021.
“We continue to be encouraged by what we are seeing in-field,” Barton Gold (ASX:BGD) MD Alex Scanlon said.
“The addition of diamond drilling across both the 223 Deposit and Area 51 will generate significant additional information for Mineral Resource and structural modelling.
“We are aiming to complete this drilling before year end, the results of which will inform an MRE update based on more than 30,000 metres of drilling completed since our June 2021 IPO.
“We expect our first RC assay results shortly, with the balance of RC and DD assays to be released during December, January and February.”
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